Julie Williams

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Sound Advice: Encyclopedia Of Voice-Over

A Product Review by Julie Williams I acquired the Sound Advice Encyclopedia of Voice-Over during a recent trip to Los Angeles to network with dozens of industry professionals. I began reading the book on the way home. I was blown away. After all… in my 37 years as a professional VO talent, what could this […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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Remembering Vanessa Hart

The industry lost a wonderful talent and beautiful soul on February 11th. That’s when 54-year-old Vanessa Hart passed away unexpectedly after a short … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 2

[In Part 1 of this series I discussed headphones. I also mentioned that headphones and studio monitors each provide a unique perspective of the sound of your voice—Headphones give a very “clinical” impression of what’s recorded. By that I mean you are getting a direct feed of the record sound into both ears without the added acoustics of your … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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VoiceOver Success Doesn’t Happen by Accident

One question Quiz.  Which is true? a)     “You have all your fingers. You should be a concert pianist!” b)     “You have a great voice. You should do voice-overs!” c)     “You’ve got a very steady hand. You should be a brain surgeon!” d)     None of the above The answer, of course, is D.  But if you chose B, we are not mocking you. … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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Creating The Undeniable Demo, With Pat Fraley

Patrick Fraley has created a new 90-minute webinar: The Undeniable Demo, and it's now available as a recording for streaming or downloading to your computer. During the webinar, Pat shares examples of excellent demos, and having some of the webinar participants perform aspects of three types of demos: Commercial, Animation/Character, and Audiobook … [Read More...]